China Current Affairs, GK & News

Study: Human Middle Ear Evolved From Fish Gills

According to a study led by scientists from Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Palaeoanthropology (IVPP) of Chinese Academy of Sciences, middle ear of human has evolved from fish gills. Human Middle Ear Middle ear of human houses three tiny, vibrating bones. It helps in transporting sound vibrations into inner ear. In the inner ear, sound ..

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China: New Geological Map of the Moon

A new comprehensive Geological map of the Moon was released by China. It is the most detailed map till date. Highlights The Geological Map is likely to make a significant contribution to scientific research, exploration and landing site selection on the Moon. Chinese scientists have created the high-resolution topographic map on the basis of data ..

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THE Asia University Rankings 2022

On 1st June 2022, the latest edition of the Asia University Rankings was released by the Times Higher Education (THE). The 2022 edition of the rankings comprises 616 universities from 31 countries and territories across Asia. India is the third most-represented country in this 2022 rankings with 71 institutions making this list. In 2021, 62 ..

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Closeby Habitable Exoplanet Survey (CHES)

China proposed a project named Closeby Habitable Exoplanet Survey (CHES) to survey the sky through a space-based telescope. What is the objective? The objective is to find habitable terrestrial planets outside the solar system, around 32 light-years from Earth. It will be the first space mission specially designed to search for habitable Earth-like planets around ..

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BRICS Foreign Ministers Meeting

The BRICS Ministers of Foreign Affairs meeting will be hosted by China on 19th May 2022 via video conference. Since, the invasion of Ukraine by Russia, this is the first meeting of BRICS Foreign Ministers. Who will be hosting this meeting? This meeting will be hoisted by Wang Yi, China’s State Councilor and Foreign Minister. ..

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